Common Garage Door Repair Questions (and Answers)

My Garage Door Spring is Broken, What Do I Do?

Broken Garage Door RepairsShown on the right is a torsion spring-the spring which runs across the top and front of your garage door. If there are two springs, both should be replaced when replacing one as they have the same amount of cycles-up and down it could break at anytime causing another spring replacement trip.

Do not run your garage door operator on a door with a broken spring as you will damage the operator unit.

Call Lifetime Door at 262-783-4004 and we’ll have your garage working perfectly in no time!

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The garage door opener sounds like it works but nothing happens?

When this happens it’s usually a stripped trolley (usually on a genie) or the internal plastic gears (Chamberlain, Lift-Master or Sears Craftsman).

Sometimes it may be as simple as your garage door openers manual release being pulled down. So you might want to check and make sure it’s engaged first.

My Garage Door Spring is Broken, What Do I Do?

Shown on the right is a torsion spring-the spring which runs across the top and front of your garage door. If there are two springs, both should be replaced when replacing one as they have the same amount of cycles-up and down it could break at anytime causing another spring replacement trip.

Do not run your garage door operator on a door with a broken spring as you will damage the operator unit.

Call Lifetime Door for professional garage door repair services at 262-783-4004 and we’ll have your garage working perfectly in no time!

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